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APTLD Newsletter (28 June 2021)

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Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD80 Virtual Meeting, 6-9 September 2021
¶ Online Registration        ¶ Agenda (25 June 2021)

■ Thank You Letter from Board Chair to WGDSS     View
■ Report of the WGDSS from the WG Chair and Vice Chair     View
■ APTLD Has CentralNic as a New Member     View
■ The EGM Voting Period is Over     View

Members News

(.AU  auDA)
How to write a successful blog for your business – Part 1
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/how-write-successful-blog-your-business-part-1

DNS Abuse: what it is and building resources to combat it
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/dns-abuse-what-it-and-building-resources-combat-it

(.CC/.TV  Verisign)
Industry Insights: Verisign, ICANN and Industry Partners Collaborate to Combat Botnets
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/industry-insights-verisign-icann-and-industry-partners-collaborate-to-combat-botnets/

(.JP  JPRS)
English Version of “JP Domain Name Registry Report 2020” Posted
https://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2021/210622.html

JPRS received 2020 assessment report from JPNIC regarding the performance in fulfilling the responsibilities as JP Domain Name registry.
https://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2021/210615.html

(.NZ  InternetNZ)
Our systems for tackling online harm are woefully inadequate
https://internetnz.nz/news-and-articles/our-systems-for-tackling-online-harm-are-woefully-inadequate/

Awhi Matihiko provides new refugees with Internet and digital support
https://internetnz.nz/news-and-articles/awhi-matihiko-provides-new-refugees-with-internet-and-digital-support/

(.QA  CRA)
The Financial Sanctions Committee at the CRA Imposes 3.5 million Qatari Riyals as Financial Sanction on Ooredoo Qatar for Violating Instructions Issued by the CRA
https://www.cra.gov.qa/en/press-releases/the-financial-sanctions-committee-decisions-no-1-and-4

(.SB  Our Telekom)
Bridging the Digital Divide
https://www.ourtelekom.com.sb/news/latest-news/bridging-the-digital-divide/

(.UZ  UZINFOCOM)
Planned technical work!
https://cctld.uz/news/?detail=1483

Announcement
https://cctld.uz/news/?detail=1482

(.VU  TRBR)
2020 Audited Financial Reports
https://www.trbr.vu/en/about-us/trr-audited-financial-reports/2020/830-2020-audited-financial-reports

(.WF  AFNIC)
The global domain name market in 2020
https://www.afnic.fr/en/observatory-and-resources/news/the-global-domain-name-market-in-2020/

EuroDIG 2021
https://www.afnic.fr/en/observatory-and-resources/agenda/eurodig-2021/

The QUIC transport protocol has now been standardized
https://www.afnic.fr/en/observatory-and-resources/expert-papers/the-quic-transport-protocol-has-now-been-standardised/

(iQ Global AS)
Premium Domain Names | A .cloud & European perspective
https://iq.global/blog/premium-domain-names-a-cloud-and-european-perspective

(Netnod)
Celebrating 30 years of Europe’s first root name server
https://press.netnod.se/posts/blogposts/celebrating-30-years-of-europes-first-root-na

Netnod responds to the Ministry of Justice report on increased resilience
https://press.netnod.se/posts/news/netnod-responds-to-the-ministry-of-justice-re

(.ME  DoMEn)
Jeff Broderick: Product Designer You Need To Know
https://domain.me/jeff-broderick-product-designer-you-need-to-know/

Mariel Alvarado’s Lessons on Design and Social Justice
https://domain.me/mariel-alvarados-lessons-on-design-and-social-justice/

Adrian Zumbrunnen: A Visionary Interface Designer
https://domain.me/adrian-zumbrunnen-a-visionary-interface-designer/

(.MX  Registry.MX)
3 tips for creating content for your website
https://www.dominios.mx/3-tips-for-creating-content-for-your-website/

Difference between web domain and hosting
https://www.dominios.mx/difference-between-web-domain-and-hosting/

(.RU  CC for TLD .RU/.РФ)
Accreditation of registrar Topvizor suspended
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28086/

School of International Information Security starts
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28078/

Universal Acceptance: The internet’s leading concept
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28070/

TLDCON 2021 registration opens
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28069/

ICANN71 meeting wraps up
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28071/

The state plays a key role in promoting universal acceptance
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28050/

Rostelecom Solar joins competent organizations
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28051/

School of International IT Security opens registration
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28040/

Others

IPv6 adoption in 2021
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/06/25/ipv6-adoption-in-2021/

Event Wrap: Annual FIRST Conference 2021
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/06/24/event-wrap-annual-first-conference-2021/

Learning the latest skills to manage and monitor networks
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/06/23/learning-the-latest-skills-to-manage-and-monitor-networks/

Cache me outside: A new look at DNS cache probing
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/06/22/cache-me-outside-dns-cache-probing/

What are ping and traceroute, really?
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/06/21/what-are-ping-and-traceroute-really/

Assessing DNSSEC with EdDSA
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/06/18/dnssec-with-eddsa/

Whois data incident resolved
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/06/18/whois-data-incident-resolved/

Are large DNS messages falling to bits?
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/06/16/are-large-dns-messages-falling-to-bits/

Understanding Saudi Arabia’s IPv6 boom
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/06/15/understanding-saudi-arabias-ipv6-boom/

Future Internet at terabit speeds: SCION in P4
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/06/14/future-internet-at-terabit-speeds-scion-in-p4/

How I See It – My Trademark, My Property: A Conflict between Private Sector and States over the Possession of a Domain
https://www.dot.asia/how-i-see-it-my-trademark-my-property-a-conflict-between-private-sector-and-states-over-the-possession-of-a-domain/

Top 3 Asian Male Footballers
https://www.dot.asia/top-3-asian-male-footballers/

CENTR publishes its Report on ICANN71
https://www.centr.org/news/news/icann71.html

CENTR publishes its Tech Trends Watch Q2/2021
https://www.centr.org/news/news/tech-trends-3.html

ICANN71: Data accuracy obligation and EPDP – what’s next?
https://www.centr.org/news/blog/icann71-data-accuracy.html

ICANN71 and DNS Abuse
https://www.centr.org/news/blog/icann71-dns-abuse.html

ICANN71: ccTLD governance models – why one size does not fit all
https://www.centr.org/news/blog/icann71-cctld-governance.html

IGF: Public survey on Dynamic Coalitions
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/public-survey-dynamic-coalitions-and-their-role-in-the-igf-ecosystem

The Week in Internet News: Biden Warns Putin About Some Cyberattacks
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2021/06/the-week-in-internet-news-biden-warns-putin-about-some-cyberattacks/

Internet Society Announces Recipients of $1M in Grant Funding to Expand Internet Access to Underserved Communities in Alabama, Florida and North Carolina
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/press-releases/2021/internet-society-announces-recipients-of-1m-in-grant-funding-to-expand-internet-access-to-underserved-communities/

Second Round of Grant Funding Awarded to Researchers Studying the Future of the Internet
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2021/06/second-round-of-grant-funding-awarded-to-researchers-studying-the-future-of-the-internet/

Successful Strategies for Building and Growing IXPs
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2021/06/successful-strategies-for-building-and-growing-ixps/

The Week in Internet News: Twitter Deletes Tweet, Nigeria Bans the Whole Platform
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2021/06/the-week-in-internet-news-twitter-deletes-tweet-nigeria-bans-the-whole-platform/

Mauritius deploys first satellite into low-Earth orbit
https://www.itu.int/en/myitu/News/2021/06/22/09/19/Mauritius-deploys-first-satellite-low-Earth-orbit-KiboCUBE

US Feds seize 33 Iranian news site domains
http://domainincite.com/26808-us-feds-seize-33-iranian-news-site-domains

Domain firms plan “Trusted Notifier” takedown rules
http://domainincite.com/26806-domain-firms-plan-trusted-notifier-takedown-rules

There’s really only one question about the return to face-to-face ICANN meetings
http://domainincite.com/26796-theres-really-only-one-question-about-the-return-to-face-to-face-icann-meetings

Registries unveil plan to tackle botnet abuse with mass takedowns
http://domainincite.com/26791-registries-unveil-plan-to-tackle-botnet-abuse-with-mass-takedowns

Next new gTLD round should be less English, says ICANN boss
http://domainincite.com/26787-next-new-gtld-round-should-be-less-english-says-icann-boss

Cade and Dammak win ICANN awards
http://domainincite.com/26785-cade-and-dammak-win-icann-awards

In two weeks, Brits will lose their .eu domains forever
http://domainincite.com/26783-in-two-weeks-brits-will-lose-their-eu-domains-forever

ICANN waves off EFF concerns about the Ethos-Donuts deal
http://domainincite.com/26781-icann-waves-off-eff-concerns-about-the-ethos-donuts-deal

ICANNers itching to get back to face-to-face shindigs
http://domainincite.com/26779-icanners-itching-to-get-back-to-face-to-face-shindigs

Africa DNS Forum 2021 Registration Open
https://www.internetnews.me/2021/06/24/africa-dns-forum-2021-registration-open/

The Internet Eats Up Less Energy Than You Might Think
https://goldsteinreport.com/the-internet-eats-up-less-energy-than-you-might-think/

U.S. House Lawmakers Are Considering 6 Bills Aimed at Big Tech
https://goldsteinreport.com/u-s-house-lawmakers-are-considering-6-bills-aimed-at-big-tech/

E.U. opens antitrust investigation into Google’s core moneymaker: Advertising
https://goldsteinreport.com/e-u-opens-antitrust-investigation-into-googles-core-moneymaker-advertising/

How remote work opened the floodgates to ransomware; plus How to Cut Down on Ransomware Attacks Without Banning Bitcoin
https://goldsteinreport.com/how-remote-work-opened-floodgates-ransomware/

Estonia is a global leader on all things cyber. Now it’s offering to teach other countries
https://goldsteinreport.com/estonia-is-a-global-leader-on-all-things-cyber-now-its-offering-to-teach-other-countries/

New ITU standards to boost Fibre to the Home from 10G to 50G
https://goldsteinreport.com/new-itu-standards-fibre-to-home-10g-to-50g/

Social Media

Happening Now- June 19: the NIXI Day. As the .IN registry has reached the adulthood age, it drew a 1,000-strong audience for an online event to celebrate its 18th anniversary. APTLD is proud to be a part of the celebration and the most distinguished panel featuring also the State Minister and moderated by Anil Kumar Jain, CEO of NIXI    Poster

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and Twits: https://twitter.com/APTLDnews

ICANN

Call for Expressions of Interest for 2022 NomCom Leadership Extended
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/call-for-expressions-of-interest-for-2022-nomcom-leadership-extended-24-6-2021-en

Request for Information on Identity Verification Methods for SSAD Now Open
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/request-for-information-on-identity-verification-methods-for-ssad-now-open-21-6-2021-en

ICANN71 Governmental Advisory Committee Communiqué Now Available
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/icann71-governmental-advisory-committee-communiqu-now-available-21-6-2021-en

Adding Linguistic Diversity to the Domain Name Security Threat Information Collection and Reporting Project
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/adding-linguistic-diversity-to-the-domain-name-security-threat-information-collection-and-reporting-project-14-6-2021-en

(ccNSO)
MEMBERS REPORT: Proposed Policy for the Retirement of ccTLDs
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-24jun21-en.htm

Heads up ccNSO Members! Voting starts 7 July
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-18jun21-en.htm

Agenda and Resolutions Council Meeting 174 – 17 June 2021
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/agenda-draft-council-17jun21-en.pdf

The MPC seeks your feedback regarding the ccNSO Sessions at ICANN71: What went well? What can we do better?
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-17jun21-en.htm

Tech Day at ICANN71 agenda
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/meetings/icann71/agenda-tech-day-14jun21-en.pdf

Current ICANN Public Consultations

Draft North America Engagement Plan FY21-25
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/north-america-engagement-plan-fy21-25-2021-05-19-en

Initial Report of the Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Team – PHASE 2A
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/epdp-phase-2a-initial-report-2021-06-03-en

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